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2022 SEND Awards

UPDATE: Free parking for SEND Awards. Free and extended hours have been arranged at Abbey Walk Car Park, 14 Abbey Walk, Grimsby DN31 1NB. Parking is free from 4pm and the car park will stay open until 8pm.See the directions from Abbey Walk Car Park to Grimsby Town Hall. The spotlight is on SEND this […]

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Rose Ayling-Ellis signing a story
Rose Ayling-Ellis to sign a CBeebies Bedtime Story for Deaf Awareness Week

Deaf Awareness Week is taking place from 2 to 8 May 2022. Follow the campaign on social media #MyDeafStory. Rose Ayling-Ellis the actress and Strictly champion is the first celebrity to sign a story in British Sign Language on CBeebies in celebration of the campaign. Rose says: “I am super excited to read my first […]

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Free bike project 14-17 year olds. Contact 07710115023
Free bike project for young people

Together for Childhood have teamed up with R-Evolution and Freeman Street Market, to develop a ‘Bike Project’ for anyone aged 14 to 17 years of age. There will be a taster session on Friday 20 May 2022 from 4pm to 5:30pm at the Business Hub, Freeman Street Market, Grimsby, DN32 7DS. All young people can […]

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Young Inspectors

Would you like to inspect and advise on how the local council could make their services more young person friendly? Would you like to make a difference to young people in your community? North East Lincolnshire are now recruiting ‘Young Inspectors’ – young people who inspect services delivered to children and young people, providing advice […]

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New service for those with the highest need

The new Humber, Coast and Vale Keyworker Service is being developed as a response to the NHS England long term plan commitment that by 2023/24 children and young people with a learning disability, autism, or both, with the most complex needs will have a designated Keyworker. The Keyworking function is an important response to ensuring […]

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The SEND Awards return

The SEND Awards are back! Celebrate Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) at the SEND Award Ceremony on Friday 8 July from 5pm-7:30pm. The SEND Awards will be held in the Assembly Room at Grimsby Town Hall, Town Hall Square, DN31 1HU. The night is sure to be a special occasion for the 150 guests […]

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COMPETITION – Design a logo and/or create a catchy name

FOR A NEW SPEECH, LANGUAGE & COMMUNICATION WEBSITE The community that receive and provide speech, language and communication services have told us that it’s sometimes hard to find the information they need, when they need it, and know what information can be trusted. That’s why we’re creating a brand-new website where families, school/setting staff and […]

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Holiday Activities and Food (HAF) Clubs this Easter

North East Lincolnshire Council is excited to announce its programme of Holiday Activities and Food (HAF) Clubs for the Easter school holidays. All of our club providers have a wide and varied range of wonderful activities for children and young people aged 5 to 16 years to get involved in. All children receiving benefits related […]

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Update to SENDIAS Service

After a lengthy tendering process, we have opted to bring our SENDIAS Service in-house to provide our parents and young people with the best possible advice and support. The specification for this service was written with families of children and young people with SEND, and we know how much this service means to them. Many of […]

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Limited places for successful SEND Internship Programme

Do you want to work? Have you enjoyed your education journey so far, but now feel like you need a career to take you on and into your adult life? Find out about DFN Project SEARCH – the biggest transition to work programme for young adults with a learning disability or autism spectrum condition or […]

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World Book Day and Autism in Schools books

Our team have been inspired by the Autism in Schools project. They have been busy planning a book club. We have a great list of books relating to Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and other neurodevelopmental needs. There are books for children, young people, their siblings and peers, as well as parent carers. We are excited […]

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New guidelines to support disabled children to be more active

UK’s Chief Medical Officers publish first ever guidelines on physical activity for disabled children and young people. See the infographic on the Governments website. Physical activity guidelines: disabled children and disabled young people – GOV.UK ( New guidelines to support disabled children and young people to be more active Guidelines advise 20 minutes of exercise […]

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Get involved in the annual SEND survey

Residents of North East Lincolnshire are being asked to share their experiences of services for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) in the area. The SEND Annual survey helps North East Lincolnshire Council to see what is working and how services can improve to meet the needs of the users. […]

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SEND Annual Surveys extended

The SEND Annual Surveys have been extended for three weeks. The Parent Carer Survey and the Children and Young People Survey will close on Tuesday, 8 March. Complete the Parents and carers survey Parents – SEND 2021 | QuestionPro Survey Complete the Children and young people survey YP – SEND 2021 | QuestionPro Survey Residents […]

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Free youth club with CLIMB 4

Is your child aged 11-16 years old? Why not join the CLIMB 4 Youth Club for free. The CLIMB 4 Youth Club is inclusive for children and young people with SEND. Their practitioner is trained in SEN. Youth Club starts Wednesday, 24 November. Join for free every Wednesday from 6-8pm. There’s something new to do […]

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